Château Simone Rosé 2018

Château Simone Rosé 2018

Château Simone
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The history of the château illustrates the ongoing relationship between the vineyard and a long line of wine growers on an exceptional terroir. Located in the commune of Meyreuil and just four kilometres from Aix-en-Provence, the old bastide of the Grands Carmes d'Aix monks, now the Château Simone, has been in the hands of the Rougier family since 1830.

Old documents bear witness to the fact that vines have been cultivated here from time immemorial. The historic reputation of its wines has made Château Simone a prime example of the Provençal terroir. Their renown spread and the bottles, with the elegant classical presentation on the original label, found their way to the most prestigious tables and those of the finest gourmets.

Notes and Reviews

Château Notes

The rosé wines have a strong ruby-red colour with amber lights. They are vigorous and known for their body, their finesse, and the delicacy of their fruit.

Product Details

Vintage 2016
Grape Varieties Grenache, Mourvedre, Cinsault
Viticulture Conventional
Type Rosé
Age of Vines 50+ years old
Vinification Light crushing, partial destemming, blending with a proportion of 'bleeding' juices.
Elevage 8-12 months in small oak barrels on fine lees
Soil Type Tertiary limestone scree with clay, pebbles and gravel